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October 24th

Bank donates to YMCA

October 24, 2012

After receiving a substantial donation Wednesday afternoon from Northwest Savings Bank, the YMCA is one step closer towards reaching their goal of $1.6 million.

Commission explores philanthropy

October 24, 2012

North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] officials were joined Wednesday morning by Paula Fritz Eddy, the executive director of the Elk County Community Foundation [ECCF], for a lengthy discussion regarding rural community development philanthropy.

October 23rd

Theft reported at Walmart

October 24, 2012

An employee was arrested for theft after allegations surfaced.

Seminary graduate accepts call to Punxsy church

October 23, 2012

An ordination ceremony will be held this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. for Jennifer Fair at the Faith United Methodist Church of Christ at 400 Ash St. in Ridgway.

October 22nd

Johnsonburg Thinks Pink

October 23, 2012

Students and teachers at Johnsonburg Elementary School participated in the County Wide Pink Day on Friday, Oct. 19. Teachers also donated money through a jeans day to be given to Hahne Cancer Center of DuBois.

Area youth compete in 4-H show

October 23, 2012

On Aug. 19, 2012, members of the Stride for Stride 4-H Club competed at this year's District VIII 4-H Horse Show held in Potter County. Four members qualified to compete at the State 4-H Championships held at the Farm Show Building in Harrisburg at the end of October. From left to right, Michaela Blauser is showing her horse "Indigo" in Keyhole Horses, Sr., Ellie Flynn is showing her horse "I Gotta Lope" in Open Trail, Jr., William Thompson is showing his horse "PS Red White n Clue" in Western Grooming and Showmanship, Jr.

Pheasants Forever mentored youth hunt

October 23, 2012

Chilly wet weather greeted the early risers waited to start the local Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 Eleventh Annual Youth Mentored Pheasant Hunt held on Saturday.

October 21st

Notary service opens for business

October 22, 2012

Russell's Notary Services, located at 321 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon for its office.

October 19th

Think Pink

October 20, 2012

Students from Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway celebrated the countywide Pink Day on Friday.

October 18th

Two Elk County bridges on Route 949 set to open fully on Friday

October 19, 2012

With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.

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